What Is The Cause of Crohn's Disease?
We're in an age where we're constantly discovering how what we eat and how we interact with our environment can affect our health. Today it's not uncommon to hear about a colleague or family member who has been diagnosed with the Big C--that said, it's not only cancer that is becoming more and more common. Chronic conditions like Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension and various forms of immune-system related diseases are becoming so commonplace as to be bordering on boring. Crohn's Disease is one of those lesser-known conditions which in years gone by was relatively rare. Never-the-less, Crohn's and its cousin: Ulcerative Colitis are becoming more and more common, even amongst people who don't have any family history. This article introduces this mysterious ailment and talks about its strangely difficult-to-pinpoint speculated causes, as well as what modern medicine offers in terms of treatment.